Self-Templating of Metal-Driven Supramolecular Self-Assembly: A General Approach toward 1D Inorganic Nanotubes

Chemistry of Materials – Self-Templating of Metal-Driven Supramolecular Self-Assembly: A General Approach toward 1D Inorganic Nanotubes The rational design of one-dimensional (1D) inorganic nanomaterials directed by self-assembled soft matters is one of the most attractive subjects in modern chemistry. In this work, the self-templating approach based on metal−cholate supramolecular self-assemblies is reported, which is distinct …

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A New Dawn for Artificial Intelligence

New Scientist – Artificial intelligence has finally become trustworthy enough to watch over everything from nuclear bombs to premature babies. Given the choice between a flesh-and-blood doctor and an artificial intelligence system for diagnosing diseases, Pedro Domingos is willing to stake his life on AI. “I’d trust the machine more than I’d trust the doctor,” …

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Widom Larsen Theory and Zawodny at NASA Aviation Unleashed

Joseph Zawodny, NASA Langley Research Center – Energetics, had a presentation at NASA Aviation Unleashed where he looked at low energy nuclear reactions and other possible game changing technologies. Lewis G. Larsen developed a theory of LENRs (WLT) that explains ALL the evidenceand along with Dr. Alan Widom published their theory in Eur. Phys. J. …

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Algae-Based Biofuels Production to Reach 61 Million Gallons per Year by 2020

According to a new report from Pike Research, algae biofuels production will grow rapidly over the next decade, reaching 61 million gallons per year and a market value of $1.3 billion by 2020. While barely a drop in the bucket for biofuels, this represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 72%, roughly on par …

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Universe is just recycled atoms

IS OUR universe a recycled version of an earlier cosmos? The idea, which replaces the big bang with a “big bounce”, has received a boost: this vision of the birth of the universe can explain why a subsequent process, called inflation, occurred. http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827825.200-big-bounce-cosmos-makes-inflation-a-sure-thing.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=online-news If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on …

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Nvidia predicts ARM smartphones will eclipse the x86 PC and Tegra 2 phones by end of 2010, Tegra 3 for 2011 and Tegra 4 by 2012

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software ARM will triumph over Intel as smartphones and tablets disrupt the x86 PC industry, said Jen-Hsun Huang, chief executive of Nvidia. * ARM will be the most important CPU architecture of the future, and it already is the fastest growing processor architecture * The PC of …

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David Hanson on Why Characters Are Key to Friendly Artificial Intelligence

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software David Hanson on Why Characters Are Key to Friendly A.I. The human mind is hardwired for social cognition and face-to-face interactions. This explains people’s powerful attraction to fictional characters in entertainment and literature, and why characters inspire such strong emotions in people, even love. This effect …

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Tooby, Goertzel, Yudkowsky & Legg panel: Narrow and General Intelligence

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Tooby, Goertzel, Yudkowsky & Legg panel: Narrow and General Intelligence Yudkowsky starts if off by defending the concept of general intelligence. That evolutionary biology should recognize it. That there is human intelligence icing on the cake beyond primate intelligence. Legg – Monte Carlo AIXI can learn …

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Techonomy – Stewart Brand – Why We Should All Think Like Engineers

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Q – What does a Biologist know about being an engineer ? A – I [Stewart Brand] have the genes of an engineer. My father and brother were engineers and I was bit by the hacker bug early. Q- Reinventing Infrastructure Bridge is infrastructure, river is …

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Kitegen had to Abandon Another Site But Its 3 Megawatt Prototype at Sommariva Perno Should be Flying in August 2010

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Kitegen is a system for generating wind power from kites. It has faced a lot of bureaucratic and fund raising intrigue in Italy. It is featured at the Italian pavillion at the World Expo in Shanghai. At Sommariva Perno – at the landfill at Cascina the …

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